August 8, 2011 13:17 Age: 3 yrs

Two Emory Law Faculty Members Receive Promotions

Emory Law faculty member Michael S. Kang has been named a full professor and Associate Professor Ani B. Satz has been granted tenure. The Emory University Board of Trustees approved the promotions at its June meeting.

Kang teaches election law, business associations and a seminar on law and democratic governance. His research on election law, voting and race, shareholder voting and political science has been published in the Yale Law Journal, N.Y.U. Law Review and Michigan Law Review. Kang is co-editor of the book series, Cambridge Studies in Election Law and Democracy, and co-wrote a chapter for the first book, "Race, Reform, and Regulation of the Electoral Process."

Recently appointed associate dean of the faculty for 2011-2012, Kang earned his BA and JD from the University of Chicago, where he was technical editor of the University of Chicago Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. Kang received a masterís degree from the University of Illinois and his PhD in government from Harvard University. He joined the Emory Law faculty in 2004.

Satz is a regulatory health lawyer and philosopher. She teaches courses in health, disability, and animal law; law and philosophy; and torts. Her research focuses on the legal response to vulnerability and governmental obligations to those who are vulnerable. Satzís recent work addresses access to health care, disability discrimination, and the well being of nonhuman animals. Her work has been published in a number of leading journals, including the Michigan Law Review; Washington & Lee Law Review; Emory Law Journal; Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics; and Washington Law Review. Satz served as 2009-10 Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Disability Law and is a member of the Executive Board of the Section on Animal Law.

Following her graduation from the University of Tulsa, Satz was a Fulbright Postgraduate Research Scholar at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She earned a PhD in philosophy from Monash University (completed at Princeton University), and her JD at the University of Michigan School of Law.

Prior to joining the Emory Law faculty, Satz lectured at Yale University in the Department of Philosophy and the Ethics, Politics and Economics Program, and at Monash University Medical School. She also clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In addition to her Law School Appointment, Satz holds faculty appointments at the Rollins School of Public Health and the Center for Ethics.

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